Caring for Teenagers of Divorce


On Ask Alice today, we hear from Melody Lovvorn. After her husband’s pornography addiction was exposed, Melody was left as a divorced single mom, wondering how to manage the pieces of her family. In this heartfelt episode, Alice Churnock interviews Melody to hear how she explained the divorce to her young children, how she  navigated two households, and most importantly how she was finally able to continue loving the Lord – and her ex-husband – in the midst of her pain. This episode of Ask Alice is valuable for any youth leader caring for students who have divorced parents.

Questions for Your Students:

  1. How were you told that your parents were divorcing? What do you remember?
  2. What was the hardest thing for you about living between two houses?
  3. How do you handle it when one parent speaks negatively about the other parent?
  4. How have you seen the Lord carry you through this difficult time in life, and how can you encourage others who may be experiencing something similar?



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